Lopez, Jessica

Clinical Genetic Counselor

Lopez, Jessica

Jessica joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2018 from the UT Health McGovern Medical School at Houston where she was a genetic counselor and clinical instructor. She is a board-certified genetic counselor with experience in prenatal and pediatric genetics. Jessica is a graduate of the Genetic Counseling Program at the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She works in GGC’s Greenville office providing general genetic counseling for pediatric and adult patients. Jessica is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Contact Information

Office (864) 678-7893
Fax (864) 250-9582
[email protected]

Education

  • B.S., Psychology, Stetson University, 2009
  • M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 2013

Selected Publications

  • Wagner, V.F., Northrup, H., Hashmi, S.S., Nguyen, J.M., Koenig, M.K, and Davis, J.M.: Attitudes of Individuals with Gaucher Disease toward Substrate Reduction Therapies. J. Genet. Couns., 2017. Doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0137-0.
  • Sagaser KG, Stevens B, Davis J, Northrup H, Ramdaney A. Close but not quite: Two cases of sex chromosome aneuploidies outside the scope of cell free DNA screening. Prenatal Diagnosis. 2018;1–3. https://doi.org/10.1002/pd.5264
Mother and son

A Rare Beauty

The lobby of the JC Self Research Institute at GGC was transformed into a garden – of sorts. The art exhibit titled ‘Rare Roses’ consisted of 12 paintings that depict real roses with genetic variations. The series was created by Nicole Shannon, an artist from Greenville. Nicole was inspired by her son, who has a rare genetic disorder, and other individuals with genetic differences. Quinn, now 4, was born with a myriad of health issues and ...

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